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Tyne and Wear care homes and Tyne and Wear nursing homes

Tyne & Wear is the 44th largest county in England yet is the 13th largest by population. This largely because it is made up of the five heavily populated metropolitan boroughs of North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead and Sunderland, all formerly parts of the counties of Durham and Northumberland.

Economically this area was in the doldrums for many years after the decline of the mining and shipping industries but in recent years there has been a largely successful regeneration which can be most obviously seen in the redevelopment of the run down former factories and warehouses along the Tyne in Newcastle and Gateshead.

To many people in the rest of the UK the area is known for the intense local rivalries between the towns, as exemplified by the partisan support for the local football teams.

As of the 2001 census there were 128,190 people aged over 70 living in the Tyne and Wear area, approximately 11.9% of the total population. Within the county there are 343 residential care and nursing care homes providing services for older people and people with learning disabilities.

Below is a full list of care homes, sheltered care homes, respite care homes and nursing homes in Tyne & Wear:

  • Barchester South Chowdene Care Home

    Older People, Physical disability, Sensory impairment

    Chowdene Bank, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 6JE

  • Allan Court Care Centre

    Dementia

    Benwell Lane, Benwell, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE15 6RU

  • Craghall Residential Home

    Dementia, Older People

    Matthew Bank, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 3RD

  • Walker Lodge Care Home

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People

    Wharrier Street, Walker, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE6 3BR

  • Eothen Homes - Gosforth

    Older People

    45 Elmfield Road, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE3 4BB

  • Winnie Care (Ashlea Grange)

    Dementia, Older People

    Philadelphia Lane, Newbottle, Houghton-le-spring, DH4 4ES

  • The Grove

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People, Physical disability...

    Birtley Lane, Birtley, Chester-le-Street, DH3 2PR

  • 3 Fenwick Close

    Learning disability

    3 Fenwick Close, Litchfield Road, Southwick, Sunderland, SR5 2AH

  • Alderwood

    Dementia, Mental health

    Rectory Place, Gateshead, NE8 1XD

  • Rosewood House

    Dementia, Mental health, Older People, Physical disability...

    7 Kyle Road, Gateshead, NE8 2YE